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Lafcadio Hearn's Japan An Anthology of His Writings on the Country and It's People

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ISBN-10: 4805308737

ISBN-13: 9784805308738

Edition: 1997

Authors: Lafcadio Hearn, Donald Richie

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Over one hundred years after his death, author, translator and educator Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his home. His prolific writings on things Japanese helped shape Western views on Japan well into the twentieth century. This masterful anthology compiled by Donald Richie is organized into two parts. Part One, "The Land," chronicles Hearn's early years, when he wrote primarily about the appearance of his new home. Part Two, "The People," records the author's later years, when he came to terms with the Japanese themselves.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Lafcadio Hearn was one of the first great interpreters of things Japanese for Western readers. His keen intellect, poetic imagination and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership for more than a century.